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Address: via Sant'Ignazio da Laconi, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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Beautiful Roman Amphitheater

The Roman Amphitheater in Cagliari was closed at the time of my visit, for renovation, but one could get very good views through the fence surrounding it. This fence is situated... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Dana B
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The Roman Amphitheater in Cagliari was closed at the time of my visit, for renovation, but one could get very good views through the fence surrounding it. This fence is situated well above the level of its stage, so actually it's quite good to be able to get that panoramic view, almost all around it. Since it is located not... More 

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Closed to the public when we were in Cagliari in December 2016 - had to look through a fence but it looked impressive from a distance!

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Thank gary p
Bothwell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stopped here on our Segway tour , unfortunately we could only see from the outside as they're is on going restoration work being carried out , but would definately be worth a visit when works completed , it will have a tremendous vista

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We love seeing all the Anfiteatros throughout Italy and Greece. We were only able to look through the fence at it. It's on a lovely avenue and worth a look.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We hiked up a hill in the searing heat to visit the amphitheatre, unfortunately it's under renovation. We had a look through the fence and managed to take a few pictures. I Wish I could have toured it.

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Thank Michelle M
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is currently closed to the public but you can see through the fencing and get the overall effect. There is a large crane in the centre and much work going on to remove old seating and perhaps install new. Worth a look if you are in town but not worth travelling very far.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

You can see parts of the original amphitheatre, but no visits of the interior are possible at present. There is a JCB parked in the centre and the staging is in a terrible state. Go if you haven't had the chance to see Roman ruins before, and for the views over Cagliari, but don't expect to spend more than a... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

This was closed to the public due to renovation, but I did manage to view it through the fence and take a few photos. I could see why it was closed, due to its poor state. I noticed quite a bit of metallic seating had been added to what ancient architecture remains, to provide an idea of an amphitheatre. I... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Anfiteatro Romano di Cagliari is interesting for history-lovers, but for others just a collection of old stones. About a 20 minutes walk from old Castello.

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Peregian Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

This is not the greatest Roman Amphitheatre in Europe but still worthy of a visit. Walking under the amphitheatre and having an enthusiastic archaeologic student point out various rooms was the highlight of this visit. The student gave a brilliant insight on how certain rooms were used for injured gladiators, caging animals and unfortunate souls. She pointed out where chains... More 

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